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Sandstocks are characterised by deep elephant skin creasing giving them a wonderful character. So what makes a genuine sandstock? They are made using the "Sandstruck" method in which the clay is pressed into moulds dusted with fine sand. Fake varieties don't develop this unique texture and whilst commonly associated with heritage brick styles, sandstocks can also come in more contemporary colour styles. Check out our range of sandstock bricks below.
HERITAGE SOFT RED
Our most traditional red sandstock, or more accurately sandstruck brick. Subtle soft orange to red tonal changes and elephant skin creasing. Its similarity to bricks used in 17th century England and 19th century Australia is due to the traditional method we use to manufacture these bricks and is a testament to the craftsmanship of our brick makers.
RECLAMATION SOFT RED
A reclamation version of our soft red brick. Subtle soft orange to red tonal changes and elephant skin creasing. This brick undergoes a special process to give the appearance of a reclaimed brick.
WEATHERED RECLAMATION SOFT RED
The classic “old red brick” with subtle red, orange and brown tonal changes, elephant skin creasing with lime scumming and sooted rustic patina. This brick can be blended with our Reclamation Soft Red to create custom colour tones.
Deep burnt reds with a sooted patina and deep creasing typical of sandstock bricks.
A handmade brick with colour tones ranging from orange to deep red. Deep pervasive elephant skin texture is a defining feature of this sandstruck brick.
FARMHOUSE WEATHERED RED
A handmade brick with colour tones ranging from orange to red with minor black sooting and pale flashings. Deep pervasive elephant skin texture is a defining feature of this sandstruck brick.
FARMHOUSE WEATHERED DARK
A handmade brick with complex colour tones ranging from yellows to orange and browns with pervasive black sooting and minor clinkering. Deep pervasive elephant skin texture is a defining feature of this sandstruck brick.
Farmhouse blend is a blend of bricks from the Farmhouse Range with colours ranging from deep reds and oranges, to darker versions consisting of burnt reds and browns with a black sooted patina.
RECLAMATION FARMHOUSE BLEND
Deep red, orange and brown tonal changes, tool marks with a lime scumming patina. This is a sandstock or sandstruck brick. Complex colours create a charming aged look resembling reclaimed farmhouse bricks.
OLD RED COMMON
A dark red sandstock with a brown and black sooted patina typical old industrial era bricks.
Based on what is referred to as ‘London Stock’, these handmade sandstruck bricks are based on those used in London and the surrounding areas since the 17th century.
LONDRES OLD BLEND
A variation of the ‘Londres Gault’, the base gault stock is blended with our "old red brick" to produce these multi-coloured handmade sandstruck bricks.
A weathered grey brick with subtle tonal changes and flashes of red combined with a deep creasing characteristic of sandstock bricks.
A weathered grey brick with subtle tonal changes with a unique rusted patina.
Suffolk Grey is a marbled white to grey handmade sandstruck brick with blackened patches and flashes of yellow and red.